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1

"For Brave Macbeth - Well he deserves that name"

Macbeth introduced by others in a positive way

2

"So foul and fair a day I have not seen"

Macbeth is not what he seems
Connection with the witches

3

"Stars, hide your fires: let not light see my black and deep desires"

Don't let people know what I'm up to
Fair is foul and foul is fair

4

"Look like th'innocent flower, but be the serpent under't"

Pretend that you are something that you are not

5

"Leave all the rest to me"

Lady Macbeth is dominant

6

"Vaulting ambition, which o'erleaps itself And falls on th'other"

Macbeth knows he is too ambitious but too much of it could leave him following a dark and dangerous path.

7

"We will proceed no further in this business"

Macbeth being more dominant to lady Macbeth

8

"When you durst do it then you were a man"

Lady Macbeth attaking Macbeths manhood

9

"As we shall make our griefs and clamour roar upon his death"

Look like the innocent flower but be the serpent under't

10

"I am settled"

Decision made

11

"Macbeth Shall Sleep no more"

Macbeth is going to feel guilty

12

"Will all great Neptunes ocean wash this blood clean from my hand"

Will He ever not feel guilty

13

"Whats done is done"

He is beginning to feel guilt

14

"O full of scorpions is my mind"

Metaphor for his guilt"

15

"Will these hands ne'er be clean"

Will Lady Macbeth ever not feel guilty

16

" I am in blood stepped so far, that, should I wade no more"

Macbeth is past redemption

17

"What does the tyrant"

Lost his name
Lost his respect
no longer noble

18

"The devil himself could not pronounce a title mor hateful to mine ear"

Macbeth is the devil

19

"Hang those that talk of fear"

behaving like a tyrant

20

"Here may you see the tyrant"

Defines Macbeth